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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Smith Linda K., Bagley Anubhav, Wolters Benjamin, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report, accompanied by an interactive map, describes BPC's mapping methodology, insights gleaned from the data collection process that states can use to optimize the ways they collect supply data, and national findings on the gap in child care…
Jessen-Howard Steven, Malik Rasheed, Falgout Mary Katherine (MK), August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Expanding on previous child care supply analysis, the Center for American Progress collected data on infant and toddler child care supply from 19 states and the District of Columbia. In total, the sample represents close to 40 percent of the U.S.…
Franco Ximena, Yazejian Noreen, LaForett Dore R., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Kasprzak Christina M., Bryant Donna M., Williams Sherri B., Loza Sharon, De Marco Allison, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Bratsch-Hines Mary E., Harradine Christine Coster, Reid Kellen, Zgourou Eleni, 06 February, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Statewide Birth-5 Needs Assessment is the first activity required as part of North Carolina’s Preschool Development Grant (PDG). Research has established the importance of the early years for children’s later success in school and life,…
Jessen-Howard Steven, Malik Rasheed, Workman Simon, Hamm Katie, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
While, anecdotally, many parents know that infant and toddler child care supply is limited, very few studies have analyzed supply and demand for young children specifically. To begin to quantify the problem, the Center for American Progress obtained…
Dobbins Dionne R., Tercha Jessica, McCready Michelle, Liu Anita, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
This white paper explores the concepts of child care supply and demand from both the perspectives of 1) parental choices and decisions made related to finding quality child care, and 2) state- and community-level approaches to documenting and…
Child Care Aware of America, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
This state-by-state compilation of statistics presents state-level averages of the number of families, children under 6, working mothers, child care sites, demand for types of care, child care prices, and workforce data for each state. The section…
Child Care Aware of America, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
This state-by-state compilation of statistics presents state-level averages of the number of families, children under 6, working mothers, child care sites, demand for types of care, child care prices, subsidy use, and workforce data for each state.…
Child Care Aware of America, 2013
Reports & Papers
An examination of national and state-by-state information on family characteristics and on child care availability, referral requests, prices, subsidies, and workers, based on a survey of state child care resource and referral networks and on…
National American Indian/Alaska Native Head Start Collaboration Office, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the collaboration and professional development activities of American Indian/Alaska Native Head Start grantees, based on a survey of 153 grantees
FPG Child Development Institute, 2004
Reports & Papers
A survey of the need for additional physical child care locations in North Carolina counties
Child Care Services Association, FPG Child Development Institute, 2004
Reports & Papers
A description of characteristics of the child care workforce in Carteret County, North Carolina, based on a survey of child care providers
Child Care Services Association, FPG Child Development Institute, 2004
Reports & Papers
A description of characteristics of the child care workforce in Cherokee County, North Carolina, based on a survey of child care providers
Child Care Services Association, FPG Child Development Institute, 2004
Reports & Papers
A description of characteristics of the child care workforce in Columbus County, North Carolina, based on a survey of child care providers
Child Care Services Association, FPG Child Development Institute, 2004
Reports & Papers
A description of characteristics of the child care workforce in Dare County, North Carolina, based on a survey of child care providers
Child Care Services Association, FPG Child Development Institute, 2004
Reports & Papers
A description of characteristics of the child care workforce in Durham County, North Carolina, based on a survey of child care providers